How this local school district is tracking health in the classroom

December 7, 2016

By Byron Reed, 9NEWS | December 5, 2016


Students at Eagleview Elementary school in Thornton are getting an early gift this year with a common goal -preventing a problem some young people face today. “There’s this huge epidemic with childhood obesity,” PE teacher Kathy Hogan said. “I definitely talk to the kids about making good choices when they’re not with me.” The school wants to make sure all its hard work about making healthy choices pays off, so several Adams 12 Five Star schools have integrated a program to make it easier for students to concentrate in the classroom.

Read more

Accelerating High School Redesign: Summer Camp for Educators

Rock Climbing. Javelin Throwing. Food Trucks. #RedesignRockstars. It all contributed to a unique and inspiring week in Denver, Colorado, where...

Animas High Class Found to Help Lower Suicide, Depression Risk

By Mary Shinn, The Journal | Students had lower risks for suicide and fewer symptoms of depression after participating in...

It’s Time to Change Colorado’s School Accountability System

The Denver Post  |  December 18, 2018 Nearly a decade ago, our state laid a new foundation for evaluating the...

Elliott Asp Presents at iNACOL

Educators in New Hampshire, Virginia, Colorado and California have embarked on an ambitious journey to fundamentally rethink the roles of...